Test for a single proportion.

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At the start of overtime in a national football league game, a coin is flipped to determine which team will kick off and which will receive. The question of interest is how much advantage (if any) is given to the team that wins the coin flip at the start of the sudden death overtime period. In the overtime games played between 1974 and 2009, the winner of the coin flip won the game in 240 of the 428 games in which a winner was determined in overtime. Assume that the overtime games played during this time period can be viewed as a sample of all possible NFL overtime games. Does the data providide suffient evidence to conclude that the team winning the coin flip has an advantage in overtime games?Show all details of the test.

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